Agenda

11th ACHL 2019

24th - 26th Sep 2019 Paris Marriott Charles de Gaulle Airport
The Air Cargo Handling Logistics (ACHL) Conference has organised a various events since 2008. We bring together key decision-makers in the air cargo industry from various sectors, who inspire and enlighten our audiences. We discuss important topics based on new and developing paths towards the future.
Day 1 Tuesday 24 September
09:00 - 16:00

Exhibitors Set-up and registration opens

10:30 - 13:00

1-2-1 Meetings

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Tracks – Part 1:

Group A: Future Proofing Your Business (SASI)
Group B: eDGD – New Chances for the Digital Supply Chain

15:30 - 16:15

Coffee with Industry Friends

16:15 - 17:30

Tracks Resume – Part 2

Group C: Unit Load Devices & Safety

Group D: Air Cargo Innovation

17:30 - 19:00

1-2-1 Meetings

19:00 - 22:00

Welcome Reception

Day 2 Wednesday 25 September
08:00 - 17:00

Registration

08:00 - 09:00

1-2-1 – Meetings (Continental Breakfast)

09:05 - 09:15

Welcome from the Chairman and Chief Moderator

09:15 - 09:25

Welcome from the Host

09:25 - 09:40

Round up of Tracks – on 24th September

09:40 - 10:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

Air Cargo in 2030. What will the industry look like? What verticals will be in the ascendency? Will there be a shift in the main players? Who will call the shots? What will change?

10:30 - 11:15

Coffee with Industry Friends and Viewing of Exhibition

 

11:15 - 11:50

PANEL DISCUSSION

Airfreight’s Young Guns – What do they think of the air cargo industry? Is it lagging behind other industries? Is digital transformation too slow? What needs to change or be embraced?

11:50 - 12:10

PRESENTATION

12:10 - 12:40

PRESENTATION
Free-running screening dogs” and the “REST” method (Remote Explosives Scent Tracing), also known as “RASCO” (Remote Air Sampling for Canine Olfaction).

12:40 - 12:50

Q&A

12:50 - 13:00

Morning Round up from the Chairman

13:00 - 14:30

Networking Lunch and Viewing of Exhibition

 

14:30 - 15:15

PANEL DISCUSSION

Is there enough gender diversity in the air cargo industry? How would the industry benefit from more diversity? How can we attract a more diversified workforce? Are there difficulties in attracting and hiring people? What can be done?

15:30 - 16:10

PRESENTATION

E-commerce logistical challenges and the impact on the supply chain

 

16:10 - 16:20

Q&A

16:20 - 17:00

PRESENTATION

IATA FACE Programme

Since 2013, the IATA Future Air Cargo Executives (FACE) Program aims at attracting, retaining and developing a bright pool of individuals under 36 to prepare them to become the next generation of leaders in the cargo industry

17:00 - 17:15

Chairman and Chief Moderator’s closing remarks

17:15 - 18:45

1-2-1 Meetings

19:30 - 22:30

Meet in The Lobby: Coaches will be departing for Networking Dinner

Day 3 Thursday 26 September
07:45 - 12:00

Registration

08:00 - 09:00

1-2-1 Meetings (Continental Breakfast)

09:15 - 09:25

Welcome from the Chairman and Chief Moderator

09:25 - 09:45

PRESENTATION

The modern and futuristic cargo handler

09:45 - 09:55

Q&A

09:55 - 10:45

PANEL DISCUSSION

Airport air cargo infrastructure. Is it keeping pace with market developments? Is there enough investment and developments? What is being built and developed globally? How important is top-class infrastructure?

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee with Industry friends and viewing of exhibition

11:15 - 11:50

PRESENTATION

Drones – When will we see them take flight to move cargo? In light of the problems they pose to airports – will they be taking off? What are benefits of drones in air cargo? What kind of sectors are they going to take-off in?

11:50 - 12:40

PANEL DISCUSSION

Digital transformation is often been talked about in the air cargo industry but where are we at? Has the pace of transformation been fast enough? Is air cargo still too slow in changing systems? Is their resistance to change still? How important is it that stakeholders embrace digitization? If it does not speed up what price will the industry pay?

12:40 - 13:00

Closing Remarks, Action Points and 3 S.M.A.R.T goals

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch with Industry Friends – End of Conference